By David Nicolle
Osprey's examine of the conflict at Acre, one of many final campaigns of the Crusages (1095-1291). In April 1291, a Mamluk military laid siege to Acre, the final nice Crusader fort within the Holy Land. for 6 weeks, the siege dragged on until eventually the Mamluks took the outer wall, which were breached in numerous areas. the army Orders drove again the Mamluks briefly, yet 3 days later the interior wall used to be breached. King Henry escaped, however the bulk of the defenders and many of the electorate perished within the battling or have been bought into slavery. The surviving knights fell again to their fort, resisting for ten days, until eventually the Mamluks broke via. This e-book depicts the dramatic cave in of this nice fort, whose dying marked the top of the Crusades within the Holy Land.
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Acre 1291: Bloody sunset of the Crusader states (Campaign, Volume 154) by David Nicolle